What does the word inundation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A flood; superabundance.

Usage examples for inundation

  1. The prayer for rain is one of the earliest forms of religious appeal, but the request for a plentiful inundation was earlier still. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  2. Soon after there happened so violent a storm that the streets and houses of Bagdad suffered by an inundation. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  3. The previous cutting of the levee greatly increased the difficulty of the work by causing a complete inundation of the low lands and swamps to the west for a distance of from fifty to seventy- five miles. – The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry by Samuel H. Fletcher